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respiratory problems. it will get higher later this afternoon, especially tomorrow. mostly sunny is our forecast. we're shooting for a high of 93. a chance of a thunderstorm later today, mostly in the mountains. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. a couple of early morning accents. reisterstown road, watch for a crash. further south, we have a downed tree and chesterfield road and hawkins road. there are closures in the city between mount royal and howard at dolphin in advance of our escape. not a lot to complainbout. harrisburg expressway checking out fine -- that is in fans of artscape. on the east side of the beltway,
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to and from the key bridge, a smooth ride. tunnel traffic looks good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. a violent 24 hours in baltimore. three people are dead. >> crime was scattered around the city. kim dacey is live at police headquarters with the latest. >> the violence on sunday started around 2:00 a.m. there were four shootings and stabbings in the period of one hour and a total of seven incidents that left three people dead. it was a busy sunday morning for police. the man was shot in the leg of eighth street in brooklyn park and taken to hospital. police found richard mills sitting in a pickup truck in north baltimore. he had been stabbed in the stomach and died later. another homicide minutes later.
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police say jerel mcfadden was shot in the upper body in east baltimore. he was pronounced dead at johns hopkins. a man walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound. police say he was shot. police found a woman said. police are not releasing any information about how the woman died. homicide detectives continue to investigate. yesterday, police say a man was shot in the chests of pitman place. yesterday, a male was shot several times at grogan avenues. if you have any information on any of these crimes, police want to hear from you. >> a man is behind bars for
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allegedly stabbing somebody during a street fight. officers found three men fighting on saturday night. a man was arrested and charged with attempted murder. police say a third man came to the victim's aid during the fight. police are trying to figure out how the body of a woman wants up in the patapsco river. the body was found saturday morning. there were no obvious signs of trauma. police are awaiting the results of an autopsy. >> firefighters know where a fire started at a hotel in catonsville. it originated inside a locked storage in any days inn. 160 hotel guests were ordered to evacuate. the estimated damage is about
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$3.5 million. the exact cause has not been determined. >> another meeting at the white house. president obama and congressional leaders are trying to come to an agreement on the debt limit. kate amara has more. >> president obama will make a pitch to the american people today. they need a deal in the next 10 days. negotiations over the national debt continued at the white house today. president obama planning to meet once again with the bipartisan leadership of congress. there was no agreement after they met sunday night. the president continued to push for a large package to reduce the deficit and to raise the debt ceiling. >> we can meet our fiscal challenge.
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>> john boehner told the group a smaller package is more realistic. republicans say tax increases make a larger deal unacceptable. >> we do not get the economy growing by having a big tax increase. you incentivize the private sector. >> democrats want to end tax breaks. resisting changes to medicare. washington must raise the debt limit by august 2 or risk of defaults. >> there is political theater in this business. >> president has said to be prepared to meet every day this week to hammer out a deal. kate amara reporting. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at
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wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. tim pawlenty has put aside the handling of the economy. >> he is blaming president bush, blaming republicans. president obama should look in the mirror to see who's to blame for the economy in its current state. it is not doing well. for results on taxes and nine jobs, then vote for me. >> he says the debt ceiling crisis is one symptom of a much larger problem in washington. >> funeral arrangements for betty ford. she passed away from midnight at the age of 93. two services are planned. a spokesperson expressed thanks on behalf of the family.
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>> we would like to thank president and mrs. obama and the white house staff, together with each of the former presidents and ease of the former first ladies, for their kindness and support. >> the presidential museum extending their hours for visitors wanted to express their sympathy to the family. 71 degrees on tv hill. space shuttle atlantis docks for the last time. >> a family killed after a plane crashes in alabama. what authorities believe caused the crash. >> this is 50 at 97. many returning back to work this morning.
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>> welcome back. a little bit of haze out there
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this point. 79 degrees downtown. it will be a hot day today and the humidity will be going up. 73 at the airport. 72 in parkton. mostly sunny skies today. humidity goes up after lunch time. there's a chance for a thunderstorm late in the day. most of the will of a dry day. we'll come back and check the forecast going into next weekend. >> a family is killed after a small plane crashes in alabama. the plane was headed for florida when it lost its right engine. the plane crashed about two the runway. of the faa and the national transportation safety board are investigating. four people are dead after a
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boating accident on new york's hudson river. this was on sunday morning. the boat began to sing. two manage to make it to land to call for help. -- the boat began to sink. atlantis docked with the international space station. atlantis and the entire fleet will be retired after this mission. the crew members brought along a year's worth of equipment. these supplies will help the station. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. gas prices creep backup up. >> a trip to the aquarium was traumatic for some kids. >> we're tracking an accident in pikesville. we have a downed tree in
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. heading out in the next few minutes, reisterstown road, watch for an accident and closures related. for the south in crownsville, chesterfield road, we have a downed tree. north and southbound 97 running freely. one more problem, some closures in effect until the end of the week because of artscape.
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for closure of dolphin near howard street. this is the beltway at wilkins avenue. nothing major delay-wise. this is traffic at perring parkway. the north side is looking great at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning to you. >> good morning. we're moving along nicely. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 57 and 91 buses operating with delays. the 64 bus diverting at charles and conway street. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. it is a quiet start on this money. it will be a hot day today. 73 at the airport. 74 degrees in colombia. we're watching the dew points beginning to climb.
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they are the mid 60's's in most areas. when it gets up closer to 70, that is what we start feeling it. the wind will swing around from the south, southwest. a few clouds in pennsylvania. we'll see sunshine today. the air quality will be in the poror range. if you have respiratory problems, what step. a cold front is producing some showers and thunderstorms. that rain will catch up to us tomorrow afternoon or tomorrow evening. this area of high pressure will keep us mostly dry. the wind will turn to the southwest. it will become more humid. we have a chance that will see a thunderstorm this afternoon. there's a big push of hot air ahead of this front.
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it is 90 in kansas city. it is a more comfortable air mass behind the front. that will visit us by the end of the week. mostly sunny skies today. 20% chance for a thunderstorm out later today. tonight, a slight chance for a thunderstorm then becoming cloudy with temperatures dropping back into the 70's. a better chance for thunderstorms late in the day tomorrow. we will make it up to 95 on tuesday. comparable by the end of the week. overnight lows in the 60's. it gets warmer going into next weekend. low 90's by saturday and sunday. >> more and more people are struggling to pay their credit card bills on time. report -- the most recent period
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available. late payments went up. a payment is behind if it is 30 days or more overdue. the federal reserve said people took on more in debt in may. americans have never increased their boring for the eighth straight month. pauprices have dropped. pump.is some pain at dupothe >> two address three of us use plastic to pay at the pumps -- two out of three of us use plastic to pay at the pumps. rebates ranging from 1% to 5%, the savings add upl. >> you can save $100 in a year. >> there is a stern warning
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about falling into a bad habit with cards of all types. >> the interest rates on all cards tends to be higher than your average credit card. that makes them the dangers if you don't pay your balance off in full each month. >> provided you pay off the bill month, the private-label cards tied to a specific brand are generous. >> the using this as a way to keep their consumer base, keep you loyal and you'll keep spending. >> report cards in general can less the phillifillups frightful. >> 7-eleven is hoping to break a record with resources free slurpee is today.
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jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> typically we see gas prices go up after memorial day. that has not been the case this year. prices have fallen 26 cents. the average price for regular dropped over a penny. prices may fall even further this week on signs of the economy weakening. prices are slightly on the rise compared to a week ago. crude oil futures. they dictate large it would gas prices do. they are around $95 a barrel. exxon mobil needs to provide plans about their latest oil spill. the pipeline ruptured and dumped as much as 1,000 barrels of oil in montana. so far exxon has captured about
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910 barrels of water. that has captured about 9 barrels of the thousands spilled. stock futures are falling. jitters over europe. this time it is italy. we had a down the day on friday with a dismal jobs report. 7-eleven store's want to help you beat the heat and celebrate 711 day. they are offering a free seven- ounce frozen slurpee drink. it is hoping to make a record and served up 5 million of those sorties this year. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. lurpees.lion stor >> old navy is hoping to boost sales. >> they have been remodeling
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stores. they are remaking over the area where you check out. it has something to do with c.ing missed objenostalgi about a slurpee at 5:00 a.m. slurpees would be good. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film.
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>> a visit to an aquarium can be a big challenge for a a child. >> tour is one such visit on friday in florida. >> the first group. watch your step. another step. a big drop down. >> a close encounter with dolphins for the 40 children at miami lighthouse for the blind. >> the aquarium is giving them the opportunity to experience see lia life. >> this child was nervous at first. eat you? going to >> touching and feeding the dolphins turned out to be fun. >> slimy and slippery.
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>> like an egg withouth th the shell. >> the dolphin and i smelled my hand and i smelled fishy. >> he was able to imitate their sound. after the dolphin, at the tropical wings exhibit, they got up close and personal with an iguana, stingrays -- >> it is a sea turtle. >> the program is funded by private donations and the children's trust. the miami-b sea aquarium
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treated them to this special day. >> i am sure the had a good time. the was diana gonzalez reporting. 71 degrees on tv hill. >> 7 violent incidents in less than 24 hours in baltimore city over the weekend. i am kim dacey with more. >> the temperatures will soar into the 90's over the next couple of days. >> in pikesville, still tracking an accident and some closures in an accident and some closures in crownsville because of and now french's comes with 40% more happy in every bottle. french's. happy starts here. nine out of ten growing kids don't get the recommended amounts of whole grain and calcium? that's where their favorite cereals like trix and cocoa puffs can help. general mills big g
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning and welcome back. i am lisa robinson. we're waiting for you to talk. basara.indy let's check weather and traffic
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on this monday morning. it feels like a regular summer morning. >> the air quality will be almost code red today. if you have respiratory problems, you will notice that difference. it will be a typical july day. 73 right now at the airport. partly to mostly sunny today. up to 93 this afternoon. a chance you'll run into a thunderstorm most likely in the mountains. it will get even hotter tomorrow. better news in the seven-day forecast. >> did news in pikesville. an accident has now cleared along reisterstown road. the major roads continue to cooperate this point. a problem spot on chesterfield road. one lane blocked. police are on the scene trying to clear up a downed tree. dolphin remains closed at howard street. that will remain in effect all
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week because of artscape. this is wilkins avenue. volume is picking up in the air out of the. nothing out of the ordinary. this is perring parkway. the north side looks great. an easy ride to and from 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. a violent 24 hours in baltimore. >> three people are dead. the crime was scattered around the city. kim dacey is live at baltimore city headquarters with more. >> the violence on sunday started around 2:00 a.m. there were four shootings and stabbings in the period of one hour and a total of seven incidents that left three people dead and four others injured. it was a busy sunday morning for police. a man was shot in the leg on eighth street in brooklyn park and taken to the hospital.
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police found 46-year-old richard mills sitting in a pickup truck in north baltimore. he had been stabbed in the stomach and died later. another homicide just minutes later. police say 22-year-old jerel mcfadden was shot in the upper body in east baltimore. he was pronounced dead at johns hopkins. a man walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound. police say he was shot. police found a woman dead. police are not releasing any information about how the woman died. homicide detectives continue to investigate. yesterday afternoon, police say a man was shot in the chest of pitman place. yesterday, a 17-year-old male
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was shot several times at lucerne and grogan avenues. if you have any information on any of these crimes, police want to hear from you. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a man accused of a deadly stabbing on the fourth of july remains behind bars. 32-year-old marcus harris is expected to appear at a bail hearing later this week. he turned himself in for the murder of joseph calo. his former pro friends said she is pleased to hear about the arrest. >> relieved that this what happened to somebody else and that they caught him, they will bring to justice. >> please credit the person who took a picture of the suspect to help break the case. >> lawmakers attempt to work out a deal to address the nation's budget. many believe ferry to reach a
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deal could make the job situation worse. >> the backdrop -- a dismal jobs report for june. 18,000 new jobs were created that month. unemployment creeping up 9.2%. economists are pessimistic. >> there will not be a heavy ghost of federal stimulus coming, which has been propping up this economy since 2008. you can expect another $3 trillion from the government to jump-start this economy. >> the mid atlantic weekend gas watch. prices went up for the first time in eight weeks in response to higher crude oil prices. the national average for regular gas rose to $3.59 on friday. no surprise that a recent survey found a significant slide in consumer confidence for the
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month of june. >> none of these are good factors. there is no way to put a good face on it. how long it will last, no one knows. we are in uncharted ground. we have never been through this in the post-war era. >> will the private sector have enough muscle to help change the national mood by creating jobs? this weekend, the mood was up, as lawmakers and developers cheered the private venture. >> the best days of baltimore have yet to come. it is because of these communities coming together. they are going to ensure our best days are ahead of us. >> that kind of hallmark themism may put things to test. a country dumping to recover.
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deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the nasa air quality test flights will continue today. the aircraft will make spiraling a sense and the sense. this aims to enhance the ability of satellites to measure air pollution from space. the planes will fly above 95 and the b-w parkway until 7:00 p.m. today. >> an earthquake rocked northeastern japan. it hit on sunday morning. volunteers were sent to find high ground. there have been no reports of damage caused by the earthquake. much of that area it is still recovering from a killer quake four months ago. good news for those idled nuclear reactors. they could resume operations if they passed the first stage of
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new safety tests. the initial stage will examine whether the reactors can withstand massive earthquakes and tsunamis. only 19 reactors are currently operating. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. researchers try to pinpoint a single cause for autism. >> how secondhand smoke can contribute to behavioral problems in children. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> one early-morning problem cleared in the pikesville region. there are closures in crownsville because of a downed
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>> welcome back. hazy sunshine to start the day today. the air quality will be in the poor range. bus stop the numbers. 76 in annapolis. it will be a war meant humid de today. high temperature up to 93 this afternoon. we have a chance for a thunderstorm late in the day. most of you will of the dry conditions. we will come back and check the forecast for the upcoming weekend. stay tuned for that. >> briefing in secondhand smoke may contribute to behavioral problems in children. kids who are exposed to second- hand smoke are 50% more likely
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adhd.elop a to devel the study does not proved smoking causes behavioral problems. it shows an association. more studies are needed. >> researchers failed to find enough evidence to pinpoint anyone neonatal cause for autism. their work a few issues that showed an association with an increased risk for autism. heads a conference was not linked to an increase greased. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. a brooding victory in soccer cup. the u.s. women walked away with the wind. how they beat the powerful brazilians. >> i am live in little italy.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not found after. a downed tree in crownsville. some closures in effect. one lane block at hawkins road until they get the tree out of the way. 97 looks good north and southbound. a smooth ride from the bay bridge. atoses in effect dolphin at howard because of artscape. not picking a much in terms of delays on the north side. 55 miles per hour on the west side. this is the northwest corner. outer loop traffic moving very well all the way down towards 95 of the south side.
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the key bridge running smoothly. a nice ride and tunnel traffic is equally smooth. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we're moving along with a few delays this morning. the 35, 91 buses operating with delays. the 30 bus diverting edmundson and swann. light rail and metro subway on schedule. penn, camden, and brunswick lines on time. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we have some heat and humidity to start the forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. she is down in little italy. >> i am so spoiled here. i am in little italy. this is my first time, to little italy. we're previewing restaurant
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week. that is coming up august 5 through 14. many neighbors participating. to celebrate, i am with this chef and he is more about restaurant week. >> we have participated since day one. our restaurants open the door for patients in little italy. we love to have this event continue. sometimes when restaurant week is over, we can seem to have another week so people have an opportunity to go to restaurants to try dishes they have always wanted to try. this works for both of us. >> we are in little italy.
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tell us about your restaurant. >> the history goes about 27 years. this restaurant has been here since january of 1984. the founder of the restaurant, he passed away eight years ago. i took over. it was a great opportunity for me to show what i can do for this restaurant. this is a place for so many characters and musicians, athletes. >> we have the donald here. you have quite the reputation, attracting famous people who want to eat. >> they find us. the things we want to talk about right now is what we're going to do for restaurant week.
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a lot of restaurants have three- course meal. we decided to do some of the most popular items that people like. we have new york style clams casino. clams back in the shell with bacon. our signature dish. >> that looks amazing. >> people are in the feeling of eating. for restaurant week, we have perfect pours in. you have a three-course meal. >> a taste of everything. we'll come back and talk more. that is a restaurant week coming up in baltimore. many never is involved including little italy. a taste of restaurant you may not have been to before. we have a front pushing to the
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northern tier of the country. that will be heading our way. it will hold off until tomorrow night. tony will have more on the weather coming up. >> now you have to demand the put your picture on wall next to trump. >> i don't know if i'm up to that. >> you should be on top of trump. thank you. fantastic food. restaurant week. you cannot run in little italy. fantastic dishes. we're waiting on a cold front to come out of the midwest. it will be pretty hot and steamy to begin the work week. the dew points are not bad at the present time. mid 60's cause. it starts to feel uncomfortable when at the close to 70. tell happened this afternoon. we are not picking up any cloud cover.
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you'll notice some haze out there this morning. equality is in the poor r -- air quality is in the poor range. this will arrive tuesday night. high pressure will move off the coast. the wind will turn more from the southwest. the humidity will increase. scattered showers and thunderstorms, mostly in the mountains of this afternoon. a big push of warm air ahead of this front. 90 in kansas city. temperatures drop off behind it. the cooler air mass moves then later in the week. a chance for a thunderstorm this afternoon, 20%. a high of 93. a slight chance for a thunderstorm this evening. tempter jobs back into the 70's. tomorrow, scattered
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thunderstorms will be scattered tomorrow. high temperature around 95. the heat index close to 100. a front will move through tuesday night. that should drop the temperatures down. 86 on thursday. 90's as we head into the weekend. a stretch of dry weather. no rain in the forecast. low 90's over the weekend. >> thank you. 71 degrees on tv hill. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning. every so often, you watch something and say, they can all happen in sports. the hockey team's win over the soviets. win over the steelers. the u.s. women's soccer team. the u.s. team wins to stay alive in the world cup. it did not look good. this is the game winner. amy wambach scored a goal with seconds left. the u.s. sends to the penalty kick. hope solo stopped the penalty shot. the u.s. wins any move on now to
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play sweden on wednesday. remember the score in 1999 and took her jersey off in front of 100 million fans. that was 12 years ago. what a moment. what an end to the first half of this season for the orioles. they have a seven-game losing streak. the major league debut for the red sox. adam jonesumps all over him. grab that wall. 6-2 orioles. mitch atkins to kevin youkilis. one of three boston home runs in the second inning. 7-6. hit.guerrero gets paid terry francona gets ejected.
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8-6, the red sox complete the sweep. the end of the u.s. game has to rank as one of the great moments in american sports. amy wambach scored a goal with seconds left. astounding. >> we will be seeing that a lot. thank you. coming up -- news of the world has been ordered to stop the presses. >> the most ambitious project for baltimore since the inner harbor. >> elephants in denmark. >> it will be in the 90's for the next several days. relief in the seven-day forecast. >> a problem in crownsville we are still tracking. we will check on the major roads
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for delays. that is coming up.
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>> a series of shootings and stabbings yesterday leave three people dead. new information, next. >> new debt deal yet. the clock is ticking. i am kate amara in washington were lawmakers continue to negotiate. >> police break open their investigation of a stabbing downtown during the fourth of july fireworks. >> what kind of weather can expect for the week ahead? [captioning made possible by